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Bill Johnson

Bill Johnson

Production Manager and Weekend Host

Bill joined WMFE in September 2008. He started his radio career at WFCS at Central Connecticut State University in New Britain Connecticut where he hosted a weekly comedy/variety show and gospel and blues programs. Bill then spent 10 years at WNPR in Hartford, Connecticut, where he worked in radio operations and hosted the evening classical music. During this time he also spent two years working overnights and weekends at WTIC 1080 News in Hartford were he anchored the local newscasts, filed stories for CBS radio and prepared news stories for the morning drive.

Bill lives in Deltona and enjoys travel, motorcycling, restaurants and live music.



Recent Stories from Bill Johnson

Maker Faire Orlando, makerfaireorlando.com

Maker Faire Orlando, Burger Bash and Wine Walk



I like to buy things pre-made, but if you are not like me…then head to Maker Faire Orlando, a community-organized, family-friendly event now in its third year featuring local do-it-yourself science, art, rockets, robots, crafts, technology, music, hands-on-activities, and more. It’s an event where people show what they are making and share what they are learning. Maker Faire Orlando runs Saturday-Sunday 10-5 at the Orlando Science Center.


International Speedway – One Daytona Project



International Speedway Corp. has embarked on a $600 million dollar-plus tune up of its 55 year old Daytona race track and its surrounding area. The goal is to use this upgrade as a possible prototype for similar projects at its 12 other race tracks. The work includes a $400 million dollar modernization of the raceway and the planned One Daytona project, which will provide entertainment, restaurants, a hotel and more. The two projects will create 4,000 permanent jobs.


Photo courtesy of organize now, orlandoweekly.com

Minimum Wage Protests



Last week, in more than 150 cities across the country, masses of fast-food workers raised their voices and their employment risks in an attempt to make themselves heard.


Calligraphy, Sculpture and Shopping



Kaye Hanna from the Scribes of Central Florida Calligraphy Guild will lead a jam-packed, one day only copperplate style lettering workshop, supplies and lunch included, on Saturday 10 to 5 at the Sam Flax art store at 1800 East Colonial Drive. Call Sam Flax at 407-898-9785 for reservations.


Vanguard School Sexual Assault Claim



If your child is hurt, injured or assaulted at a public school, chances are, somebody is going to be held accountable –public schools are scrutinized, documents are public, administrators are generally accountable for their actions and people don’t get off the hook easily if a report of abuse, injury or neglect is made.


Disney Drone Technology



The Walt Disney Co. has its sights set on bringing drone technology into the theme park airscape. Three Disney patents surfaced on August 21st showing the company is looking into how it could use drones to deliver entertainment to its guests.



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